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Contains:  Merope nebula, NGC 1435, Maia nebula, NGC 1432, The star Pleione (28Tau), The star Atlas (27Tau), The star ηTau, The star Merope (23Tau), The star Sterope I (21Tau), The star Taygeta (19Tau), The star 18Tau, The star Electra (17Tau), The star Celaeno (16Tau)
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Pleiades at 600mm, 


            Robert Engberg
Pleiades at 600mm

Pleiades at 600mm

Technical card

Resolution: 5187x3393

Dates:July 28, 2017

Frames: 100x58"

Integration: 1.6 hours

Avg. Moon age: 5.38 days

Avg. Moon phase: 29.33% job: 1683840

RA center: 56.756 degrees

DEC center: 24.041 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.512 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 91.348 degrees

Field radius: 1.302 degrees

Locations: Big Sand Lake, Siren, Wisconsin, United States

Data source: Backyard


First attempt with the Tamron 150-600. Still pretty low on the horizon, looking forward to collecting much more data.



Robert Engberg
License: Attribution Creative Commons

Sky plot

Sky plot


Pleiades at 600mm, 


            Robert Engberg